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WESTELL MODEM LIGHTS BLINKING

WE had a thunderstorm the other night and I unplugged all my power from my computer and modems and TV and cable like I always do. Just unpluuged the surge protector from the wall...Then when I got plugged it in the next day, the westall modem just blinks all its lights...all 5 of them.I reset it and the computer several times and unplugged them too but not fixed.What happened? What can I do to fix it?

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Did you disconnect your dsl connection from the back of the modem? I'm more familiar with cable modems than DSL, but I would imagine they share a commonality: electrical surges coming down the line during lightning storms.

I'm guessing that's what happened to your modem - it probably got surged through the DSL line. Have you called your DSL's support line to see if they have any ideas?

If it's been surged all you can do is replace it. Do check with the DSL company first before you go putting out any major expenses.

Hope this helped!

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

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